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India, China to discuss ramp up in military ties


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India and China are likely to ramp up military ties when they discuss from Monday possible resumption of joint army exercise from 2013, apart from ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief in Nepal to strengthen military bond


July 10th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal during which he will also be conferred the honorary ... Read more...

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Pushkar is where it’s kosher for Israeli tourists (Travel Feature)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), July 5 (IANS) Signboards and menus in Hebrew, shopkeepers greeting visitors with "shalom" and familiar food like humus, wraps and soup with dumplings. It's a mini Israel out ... Read more...

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Today is National Doughnut Day 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retailers are giving away doughnuts for free as part of the US National Doughnut Day began in 1938 to raise funds for Chicago’s Salvation Army. ... Read more...

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Army’s officers academy formally inaugurated


November 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaya (Bihar), Nov 14 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday formally declared open the Officers Training Academy (OTA) here, which has already begun training its first batch of cadets.The ... Read more...

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Army chief to visit Gaya officers academy


November 13th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Vijay Kumar Singh will be on a day-long visit to Gaya to formally inaugurate the newly opened Officers Training Academy (OTA) ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s officer training set for massive reform


October 12th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The training of Indian Army officers is set for a major change with a decision Wednesday introduce courses on national, strategic and technical aspects in ... Read more...

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Bastar deserted due to Maoist shutdown


July 29th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 29 (IANS) The second day of a week-long shutdown, called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) to protest the security forces' action against them, Friday hit ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown hits NMDC iron ore transportation


July 8th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Iron ore transportation of public sector mining giant NMDC Ltd in Chhattisgarh has been hit hard since Monday by a week-long shutdown called by the Maoists, ... Read more...

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Maoist ‘protest week’ hits life in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A 'protest week' called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in Chhattisgarh hit life in the state's many districts as it began Monday, police ... Read more...

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Maoist protest week hits life in Chhattisgarh interiors


July 4th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A protest week called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) began Monday in Chhattisgarh, hitting life in the state's vast forested interiors, police said."The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu calls for sanctions against Sri Lanka


June 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution urging the Indian government to impose economic sanctions on Sri Lanka and approach the United Nations to ... Read more...

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Heroic rescue act in Iraq begets award for Goan


March 27th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) Antonio Po knows a thing or two about gambling. So when the 36-year-old former offshore casino deckhand rushed into a wall of acrid smoke and ... Read more...

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Indian Army training Lao troops in de-mining


March 1st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) An Indian Army team is training Laotian troops in de-mining and bomb disposal operations, it was announced here Tuesday."An Indian Army combat engineers team led by Captain ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns suicide bombing in Pakistan


February 11th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday condemned a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, which killed about 30 soldiers."The secretary-general strongly condemns Thursday's suicide bombing that killed ... Read more...

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27 die as `schoolboy’ bomber targets Pakistan Army centre (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) Twenty-seven soldiers were killed and 40 injured Thursday when a teenaged suicide bomber, disguised as a schoolboy, blew himself up at a Pakistan Army training centre in ... Read more...

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For cops’ release, stop army training centre: Maoists


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 3 (IANS) Maoists in Chhattisgarh say they will release five captive policemen only if the government gives up its plan to set up an army training centre in a forested ... Read more...

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Maoists oppose establishment of an Army training centre in Chhattisgarh


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Feb 1 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Maoist) has opposed the establishment of an Army training centre in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur District.The Maoists are worried that the establishment of the training ... Read more...

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Sikh teen to continue army training in another camp


January 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Jan.27 (ANI): The family of the Sikh national service trainee whose hair was snipped off as he slept at the Sungai Bakap camp has given their consent for their son ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan


January 11th, 2011 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived on a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday night to evaluate progress towards a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the White House said.During ... Read more...

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Antony says Lt. General Nanda acted against service decorum


December 8th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today said that an army Court of Inquiry investigating the allegations of sexual misconduct against former Engineer-in- Chief Lt General AK Nanda has ... Read more...

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India, Vietnam plan joint army training


October 13th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 13 (IANS) India Wednesday announced a slew of measures to expand its defence ties with Vietnam, including joint training of armies and support to strengthen and upgrade the capabilities of ... Read more...

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Media a potent force multiplier: Indian Army chief


August 31st, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The media should be viewed not only as a synergy partner but as a "potent" force multiplier and the military should take formal steps to acknowledge the ... Read more...

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Brit troops using iPad app to train for Afghan missions


August 1st, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): British troops are now using a special iPad app to train for combat missions in Afghanistan.Early trials at the Royal School of Artillery in Wiltshire, witnessed troops ... Read more...

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Samjhauta blast to be probed by NIA: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will take over the probe into the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast, Home Minister P. Chidambaram announced Friday while also saying the ... Read more...

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Indian army doctor wins medals at the World Medical and Health Games


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Indian army's Major Surendra Poonia, a medical officer in the President's Body Guards, became the first Indian to participate and win three medals at the 31st World ... Read more...

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Army to give logistical support against Maoists: Antony


July 7th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the armed forces would extend logistical support to the state police and paramilitary forceS in combating the growing Maoist menace in parts ... Read more...

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India-Nigeria defence cooperation to get boost


July 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Indian Army vice chief, Lt. Gen. P.C. Bhardwaj, left Monday for a three-day goodwill visit to Nigeria that will further boost the defence cooperation between ... Read more...

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Army needs to restructure training to meet battlefield challenges, says Army Chief


May 25th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Reiterating that that training is the backbone, on which all other battle winning factors get dovetailed, the Chief of Army Staff, General V K Singh, has stressed ... Read more...

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Afghan, NATO soldiers, 3 children killed in blasts


April 19th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, April 19 (DPA) Three children were killed and four other people injured when a bomb hidden in a donkey-drawn cart exploded in southern Afghanistan Monday, officials said. In a separate incident, ... Read more...

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Mohanlal talks about army experience


March 29th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Superstar Mohanlal, who underwent military training for three days at the Kannur battalion of the Territorial Army, is proud that he could serve his country as ... Read more...

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Centre would enhance security to safeguard Indians in Kabul: Krishna


March 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Saturday said that India has decided to upgrade the level of security cover and allied set up for Indians in ... Read more...

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Fighting the Khan-terror link - for real


February 28th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) His name is Khan. And he, like the protagonist of a recent blockbuster, is also fighting the system to establish his innocence after he was ... Read more...

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Heroic dog to be honoured for finding bombs in Afghanistan


February 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) An Army search dog that has saved the lives of scores of British soldiers in Afghanistan is to receive the canine equivalent of the Victoria Cross, a ... Read more...

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Sixty-five Iraqi women begin army training course


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – A group of sixty-five Iraqi women last Wednesday began a basic combat training course to learn fundamental military skills such as basic weapons handling and marching.These women are ... Read more...

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